Bernie Scherer

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Bernie Scherer
Position: End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1913-01-28)January 28, 1913
Place of birth: Spencer, Nebraska, United States
Date of death: March 17, 2004(2004-03-17) (aged 91)
Place of death: Sun City, Arizona, U.S.
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1936 / Round: 3 / Pick: 25
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at PFR

Bernard Joseph "Bernie" Scherer (January 28, 1913 – March 17, 2004) was an American football end in the National Football League. He played for the Green Bay Packers (1936–1938) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (1939). He was the first Nebraska Cornhuskers football player to be drafted in the NFL Draft. He later served as an officer in the United States Army, reaching the rank of Colonel and serving during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Scherer is buried at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.

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